Chefchaouen - The Blue City - Morocco

Chefchaouen or Chaouen , Berber:, Ashawen, Spanish: Xauen, lit. "horns") is a city in northwest Morocco. It is the chief town of the province of the same name, and is noted for its buildings in shades of blue.

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Nightlife in Chefchaouen! (The Blue Pearl)

Chefchaouen or Chaouen is a city in northwest Morocco. It is the chief town of the province of the same name, and is noted for its buildings in shades of blue.

Chefchaouen is situated in the Rif Mountains, just inland from Tangier and Tetouan. The city was founded in 1471, as a small fortress which still exists to this day, by Moulay Ali Ben Moussa Ben Rached El Alami (a descendant of Ibn Machich and Idris I, and through them, of the Islamic prophet Muhammad) to fight the Portuguese invasions...

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From: Hakim Nadime

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Chefchaouen...The Blue Pearl!

Chefchaouen or Chaouen is a city in northwest Morocco. It is the chief town of the province of the same name, and is noted for its buildings in shades of blue.

Chefchaouen is situated in the Rif Mountains, just inland from Tangier and Tetouan. The city was founded in 1471, as a small fortress which still exists to this day, by Moulay Ali Ben Moussa Ben Rached El Alami (a descendant of Ibn Machich and Idris I, and through them, of the Islamic prophet Muhammad) to fight the Portuguese invasions...

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From: Hakim Nadime

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Good morning from Chefchaouen! (The Blue Pearl)

Chefchaouen or Chaouen is a city in northwest Morocco. It is the chief town of the province of the same name, and is noted for its buildings in shades of blue.

Chefchaouen is situated in the Rif Mountains, just inland from Tangier and Tetouan. The city was founded in 1471, as a small fortress which still exists to this day, by Moulay Ali Ben Moussa Ben Rached El Alami (a descendant of Ibn Machich and Idris I, and through them, of the Islamic prophet Muhammad) to fight the Portuguese invasions...

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From: Hakim Nadime

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60 seconds in Chefchaouen Morocco

Chefchaouen is the “blue city” in the Rif Mountains of Morocco. It was founded in 1471, as a small fortress to fight the Portuguese invasions of northern Morocco. After the Spanish Reconquista in medieval times many Moors and Jews settled here. In 1920, the Spanish seized Chefchaouen to form part of Spanish Morocco - hence old medina is a blend of Moroccan and Andalucian influence with red-tiled roofs and bright-blue white washed buildings. Spain returned the city after the independence of...

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